Cycling’s Next Generation

Hagens Berman Axeon is a UCI Pro Continental cycling team based in the United States and managed by Axel Merckx with an international roster of under-23 riders


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Isbergues, France

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Hagens Berman Axeon Signs Karel Vacek

Hagens Berman Axeon is excited to announce the signing of 18-year-old, Karel Vacek. The Czech Republic rider joins Axeon from the Italian juniors team, Fratelli Giorgi.

“The 2018 season was a very successful season where I achieved 9 wins, 7 of...

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Chad Childers
04 Oct 18

Bjerg Repeats as U23 World Time Trial Champion

Innsbruck, Austria - While competing for his home country of Denmark, Mikkel Bjerg of the Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team won his second U23 World Championship title in the individual time trial on Monday. Bjerg is the first rider in history to...

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Chad Childers
25 Sep 18

Philipsen Rebounds, Victorious in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah - After narrowly missing his first professional win on U.S. soil on Thursday’s stage 3 at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, Jasper Philipsen captured the victory he so badly wanted the day before, besting Travis McCabe...

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Chad Childers
11 Aug 18

Philipsen Second on Stage 3 at Tour of Utah

Layton, Utah - After the team executed a perfect leadout on the last lap of stage 3 at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, Hagens Berman Axeon’s Jasper Philipsen flexed his sprinting prowess Thursday to earn second place and a spot on the...

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Chad Childers
10 Aug 18

Support Adrien Costa's Amputation Injury Rehabilitation

On July 29, our friend and former teammate Adrien Costa was involved in a serious accident while climbing in Mono County, California. The incident occurred on the north ridge of Mount Conness, where Adrien was climbing at around 11,400 feet, near...

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Nick Shuley
08 Aug 18

Rider profile

Another rider that joins the team after an extremely successful 2017 is the Ronde van Vlaanderen Juniors Champion, Maikel Zijlaard. The Dutchman also notched victories at Omloop van de Maasvallei and Zepperen-Zepperen as well as an impressive 10th place finish at Paris-Roubaix Espoirs.

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Another rider on to the big leagues. Sad to see him go, but thrilled for his future opportunity to #PROVEIT! Congra…
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Before we send him off to the WorldTour, watch @willbarta dominate "20 in 30" even as we added a twist to his quest…
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Over the weekend @mikkelbbjerg closed his season out with a 2nd place podium finish @ChronoNations, just 7 seconds…

Our gear

Explore The Team’s Equipment For 2018

The Hagens Berman Axeon team are riding Specialized bikes with SRAM components, Quarq power meters, Wahoo Fitness bike computers, and Zip wheels for the 2018 season with race kit provided by Alé, Beaker Concepts and Oakley. Explore all of the equipment being used by the team this year in our Gear section.